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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 7, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Bfortfc tow Doily fcr that molcts oil North lowani CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL itt MASQN CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 7 Paper Two No 244 W X X Thre Car burns after crash with truck mp in f back crash on th near Three persons died and an other was in critical condition Monday after two trucks and a car wereinvolved in a fiery Ventura Sunday The dead are Paul John Berg er 41 Ventura his 15yearold son John Paul Berger anc Ypungwirth collision at afternoon Thomas Anthony 20 Wesley Dr Joseph CHARLES E CORNWELL frf 60 Charles ECornwell 60 part ner in the firm of Breese Corn well Winston attorneys of Mason City died unexpectedly Sunday in Sorrento Italy was on a tour of Europe with jmemtfers of the Iowa Bar His wife Eileen was ac companying him on the tour as werethe wives of members of the party A Mason City attorney for 36 years Mr Cornwell was past Cerro Gordo County medical ex aminer said Youngwirth and the Bergers died of third and fourth degree burns Alex White 49 Houston Tex was in critical condition at Mercy Hospital in Mason City The Ventura fire department was on the scene immediately and helpedwith traffic after out blazes in the Christophersonjthree vehicles According to information re ceived by authorities at the scene of the accident on High way 18ytne Berger car was east bound and had stopped or slowed down on the highway to make a left turn into a serv ice station The carwas struck from the rear by a grain truck loaded with soybeans The truck was driven by Youngwirth The impact pushed the car about 190 feet down the high way and into a ditch on the right side of the road The truck ca reened to the left side of the highway hitting headon a pick up truck driven by White The cause ofthe fire was at tributed to a fivegallon can of gasoline in the trunk of Bergers car It broke into flames when the truck hit the car author ities said The Bergers were trapped in their car and Youngwirth was mned in his truck White had tura Berger arid his sorflefetneir home inKVentura a few min utes before the crash They were going to the station to fill an air tank in the cars trunk Paul was construction oreman for RiJen Construction o of Estherville Besides his wife he left eight children White is an engineer with Northern Natural Gas Co and ias been working at a propane terminal under construction in Clear Lake Irving Beiter 47 Emmets burg was driving7 a station enroute to other wagon ambulance bffl tte r president of toe 12th Judicial accident red District Bar Assn and had served as president of the Cer s city solicitor for Mason City a number of years and also acted as solicitor for Central Heights He had served as president of the United World Federalists of Mason City noble grand of the IOOF Lodge president of the North Central Iowa Rod and Gun Club president of the Asso ciation for the Preservation of Clear Kiwanis Club president of He was chairman of theoffi cial board ari8 governing body of the First Methodist Church and was the last layman to serye in the pulpit on Laymans Sunday Oct 211962 when he spoke on A Creed He had served as chairman of the Community Chest chair man of the speakers bureau of the Cerro Gprdo County Safety Council chairman of the advis ory board of the Salvation Army board of directors of the YMCA vice president of the Mason City Chamber of Com merce and chairman for the Cerro Gbrdo County Eisenhow er for President campaign He was a member of Benevo lence Lodge 145 AF Sc AM and a Shriner Born 3 1903 in Buchan an County near Independence CORNWELL him to page 2 Nofth Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and cooler Monday night lows middle 40s Mostly sunny and slightly cooler Tuesday highs upper Ms to lower 70s in 2 Youngwih truck when t He pulled on to the shoulder and hit a to avoid the pile but his station wagon was damaged Youngwirth rwas son of Mr and Mrs Luke Youngwirth Wesley He was born Nov 28 1944 He had been employed by the Farmers Coop Elevator here the last year He was driving a truck owned by his uncle Surviving are his parents a sister Mrs Steven Patricia Douglas in Spain where her husband is stationed with the Air Force two brothers Den WRECK turn to 2 i E Decker Co employes went back to work Monday after national and local agSemerits on ssues leading to strikes that started ThuSy at the MaTn City and six Armour About 9000 Midwest workers had been af WCdl vehicles at VentuaSundayTWO ms Pal Be er 41 and son John Paul trapped and died as the car in Whew cool air to end heat tyove By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cool air was spreading over Iowa Monday in the wake of one of the hottest October weekends in history The cool frontfrom thenorth west was expected to keep tem peratures 10 to 15 degrees below Sundays readings which were in the 90s in almost all of the state for the second straight day Afternoon highs Monday were expected to range from the lower 70s in thenprthwest to the middle or upper 80s in the southeast The forecast for Monday night calls for lows ranging from the middle 40s in the northwest to the lower 50s in the extreme southeast Baker quits Senate post WASHINGTON Democratic Secretary RobertG Bobby Baker resigned his post h the wake of disclosures of lis financial ties with outside susiness firms Bakers was an nounced by Demdcratic leader Mike Mansfield Mont who said n a statement that the 36year old Senate official has dis charged his duties with great nfelligence and understanding for eight years Three firms and a division went over the top gen eral Community Chest fund drive started Monday Employes of Blanchards Inc the JC Penney Co and Plumb Supply have made their quotas The schools division all school Photofax US TRIP MrsNgqDinn Nhu 38 South VietNams First arrives in the United States Monday and plans to spend three weeks in this country Mrs Nhu is coming to l improve the bruised image of the regime of her bachelor brotherin law President Ngo Dinh Diem following its actions in dealing with South Viet Nams Buddhist majority llth test of liquor law WINTERSET new liquor law goi its llth test at the polls Monday when Madison County residents voted on whether they want to ban sale of jiquor by the drink The polls close at 8 pm in the left background Alex x driver of the pickup truck 0d was in critical condition at a Mason City hospital More pictures on Page 9 Neighbors help neighbors Three firms go Over Chest q uota Its the 4th day Ridge way man dies in crash L Ander ion 23 of Ridgeway was fatal y injured when the car which was driving went off a conn s road and crashed into a farm driveway about five miles east f Lime Springs According to Howard County Sheriff Percy Haven Anderson vas thrown out of the car He was dead on arrival at the Mer cy Hospital iii Cresco The sheriff said tracks to the scene indicated Anderson was driving east and went to sleep The car was demol ished when it struck the farm driveway employes contributed about over the quota Six hundred workers will be working until tOct 14 gathering contributions toward the goal Boy Scouts1 delivered enve opes to all homes in Mason City on Saturday They were picked up Monday by volunteer work ers fromthe womens division f the Chest campaign Mrs I i c r and Mrs Charles Swift are chairmen of the womens division Community Chest officials said here will be no kickoff dinner and no report meetings The drive chairman Dr John Mac Gregor said meetings will be ninimized as much as possible in order to place emphasis on actual time spent on solicita tions Rights panels life is renewed WASHINGTON 5vThe Civil Rights Commission won a tern porary extension of its life Mon day The House by a roll call vote of 265 to 80 sent to the Presi de n t a bill renewing for one fear the statutory authority of he commission which ran oul Sept 30 a beginning that could lead to further EastWest agreements If this treaty faifs Kennedy said itwill not beour doing and even if it fails we shall not regret that we made this com mitment The President said the United Flora heads back toward Cuba FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES MIAMI Fla Hurricane Flora lashed Cuba Monday for the fourth day in a row dealing a crushing blow to the already staggering economy of Fidel Cas tros Communist regime Half of the islands sugar rice coffeej cotton and cocoa crops were reported wiped out by the wind and the torrential rain and Flora was far from through with Cuba At 7 am she had started to move once again across the stricken nation The turbulent eye of the giant storm crossed the south coast near Santa Cruz Del Sur and was thrashing very slowly toward the city of Camaguey Sugar production the backbone of Cubas economy already had fallen to the lowest level in 30 years Castro admitted of poor Communist management lacka daisical work by peasants and the breakdown of motor trans port As the 100mileanhour storm already has taken more than 400 into Cuba for the second time the Bahama Islands came once more into range and Florida was threat ened In her first thrust into Cuba Friday Flora gave signs that she would thrash on northward into the Bahamas But the storm stalled over Oriente province then turned westward back into the Caribbean Sea Only two deaths thus far have been confirmed in the guarded reports from the radio The crews of two coastal fishing boats are missing in savage seas off the south coast More than 400 bodies have been counted in Haiti Oriente isihy principal sugar producing province of Cuba and Flora in four days probabJy has done more damage the crop than theantiCastro rebels have done in four years with sabotage The 7 am advisory placed the storm center 380 miles southsouth east of Miami Gale winds whirled outward 400 miles to the north well up the coast of Florida and 200 rhSles to the south over Jamaica One death has been reported in Ja maicas flooded mountains Rain extended into the Bahamas Many hurricanes in the past have made sharp changes in di rection even looped the loop but forecasters said it is very unusual for a storm to sit so long in one place as Flora has Evon more unique is the fact that Flora has maintained her strength although a large part of her circulation has remained over land for four days The big storm churned up an gry seas in the northwest Carib bean southeast Gulf of Mexico and in FloridaBahama waters Gale warnings flapped as far north as Stuart almost a third of the way up Floridas Atlantic coast Two Navy men are missing and three were injured at Guantanamo Bay Cuba under lashing at tack of Flora The men listed as missing are Edward E Allshouse Newcastle Pa and Robert A Fanning Pem broke Ga The injured men reported in good condition at the naval base hospital are Andrew Palmer Lakefield Minn Arthur R Shaw SpencerviHe Md and Gayle K Ford Madison Wis 4day strike is Plant officials said about half of the employes would be working by the end of the day It was eS pected that 75 per cent of the plant personnel would be at work Tuesday with all 1000 back at work on M Douglas McManhes chair man of the strike committee Local 38 of the United Packing house Workers of America said that the Mason City local heartily accepted recorhmen dations of a unionmanagement automation committee Agree ment then was reached on local issues Robert MDall Decker plant manager said Monday that agreement has been reached to hold in abeyance the first two jobload grievances involved in he dispute The other two grievances in dispute were resolved added Ball Agreement on local matters was reached here Sunday after noon UPWA locals akeady JFK inks pact Test ban official WASHINGTON Lfl President Kennedy formally ratified the imited nuclear test ban treaty Monday calling it a clear and honorable national commit ment to the cause of mans survival Kennedy in a tenminute cere mony in the historic Treaty Roortuof the Housesaid the agreementto ban all but un derground nuclear tests great with promise and mark have acted to end strikes also at Omaha South St Paul St Joseph Mo and Kansas Gity Voting was scheduled by strik ing locals in North Platte Neb and Colo v x No details Were released in Chicago on the national settle ment which Was reached in a unionmanagement session with he Armour automation com mittee However an Omaha Neb union official outlined portions States can and must keep our of the settlement VifiilanPP an nVuMnno An AccrtninmJ igilance anobvious refer ence to his earlier promise that quoted Hubert Lockard he nation would be in a posi SIGNING See picture of President Kennedy signing historic treaty on Page 2 power tion to quickly resume atmos theric testing of nuclear weap ms should some other violate the treaty With 16 government officials nd members of Congress look ng on Kennedy used 17 fountain ens to sign four copies of the ormal instrument of ratifica ion The Senate consented to rati ication of the treaty by a 8019 ote on Sept 24 More than 100 other nations tave added their signatures to he treaty Inside The Globe 14 US explorers in Mexico Page 2 DIEM SAYS WAR against Reds is being won PageH An Associated Press story presi dent of Local 8 of Ihe UPWA in Omaha as stating that employ ment opportunities at the new Armour plant at West Point Neb will be offered in order of seniority to former employes of the Armour plant at Sioux City Lockard said the West Point plant will be subject to the mas ter agreement between the union and Armour The Omaha union official said that all other new plants opened between now and Sept 1 1964 will be brought under the mas ter agreement One plant would be reserved lo the Amalgamated Meat Cut ters Union and the others would go to the UPWA Lockard said the first 80 per cent of the jobs at new plants will be available to present Armour employes at other plants who want to transfer Those who transfer from other plants will carry full seniority and service rights said Lock ard Armour officials in Chicago told the GlobeGazette that they had no immediate comment on the automation committee re port The transfer of workers at shutdown Armour plants hag been called a key question by Ralph Helstcin international Editorials 4 president of the UPWA Society news 1011 Sports news 1314 Bowling news 15 Latest markets Mason City news 16 9161724 North Iowa news 19 Clear Lake news 20 ment Transit timetable Classified pages 2425 A statement was issued by Dr Clark Kerr president of the California and Schultz of the C h i c a g co University of Dean George University of SAME DATEW243I of the unionmanage automation that said We are pleased to announce that the differences between Armour Co and the UPWA which led to strikes in some plants this week have been re solved to the mutual satislac tion of both parties subject to approval of the local unions in volved Armour and UPW have a mas ter contract that runs into next year but it does not cover job standards ;